Develop a girl,
change a community.

What is Girls Academy?

Girls Academy has been empowering girls and changing communities since 2004. Our in-school mentoring and leadership program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander girls is the largest of its kind in the country.

We’re changing Australia’s future, one girl at a time.

"I wouldn't be where I am today without Girls Academy"

Girls Academy Snapshot

Girls currently supported by Girls Academy.


Staff work directly with students and alumni
Academy sites in WA, NT, QLD and NSW

Recent News

Meet the leaders of tomorrow

Wondering where we’ll find our future leaders? Look no further than these four fine young women. Shania Cole-Presley, Jasmine John, Maddison Diamond and Urshula Jacky-Clark are

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The warrior within

Shantelle Thompson has plenty to crow about. She’s a world jiu-jitsu champion, several times over. A teacher and sought-after speaker. A savvy entrepreneur. A mother of

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Marking high

Kirri-Lee Cutmore’s dreams of pursuing a career in the AFL have been given a huge boost with a scholarship from Youth Off The Streets. Each year,

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